Kukla's Korner Hockey
Out of respect to Jean Beliveau and his family, there will be no posts in the KK Hockey section during the funeral.
Hockey news can wait until the funeral proceedings are complete.
If you wish to watch the funeral mass which starts at 2:00pm ET, do so here.
picture via the Montreal Canadiens
I woke up this morning with terrible, lower-back pain which is a first for me.
The pain is the type that takes your breath away at times with a misstep but hopefully I just slept wrong.
No matter, I am around but moving kind of slow so updates will be a bit behind today.
I am getting old!
Want to do some Black Friday shopping but avoid all the mayhem?
Amazon.com has sale which ends tonight, so take advantage of those deals.
Added a new banner on 11/29 which runs now thru 12/6.
It's also a great way to help out KK since I receive a small commission for every sale used through the link.
Thanks and happy shopping.
Wishing all KK members, readers and followers on Twitter the best on this day.
Enjoy your time with family and friends and cherish the moments spent with them.
My plan for today is a morning update then the rest of the day relaxing and munching on a cajun turkey with all the fixings.
Friday, back to a regular hockey day for me.
My plan for Thanksgiving Day is do the normal morning update, although it may be a little later than usual.
After that, it is couch time with turkey, football and perhaps a short nap.
There is one NHL game on Thursday, Edmonton at Nashville at 8pm ET and of course if anything big happens in the hockey world, I will certainly cover it.
Otherwise, I will see you on Friday.
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Here in the USA it is Veterans Day and in Canada it is Remembrance Day.
No matter what country you live in thank a veteran, not only today but every day.
If you missed the news earlier, start here and I agree with Westhead and I did not even include the "jersey ads" in the main story since I felt Collins was talking in general terms.
Yet it has become a hot topic of the day elsewhere.
It's been a hectic last three days for me so I am rewarding myself with some time off tonight.
I will be watching the games tonight and nothing else.
Of course if something major does pop up I will post, but other than that, see you tomorrow morning.
Yes, I have been following on CBC today the tragic news out of Ottawa.
My heart plus thoughts and prayers go out to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo of Hamilton who was killed today guarding the National War Memorial.
Yes, we have hockey tonight but it won't be the same, sporting events are secondary when tragedy strikes like it did today.
May this world which seems to be closing in on us become a better place, one where we can go through our daily routines without fear of violence.
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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
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